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Tue Oct 13 19:25:21 2020 UTC (6 weeks, 4 days ago) by mspo
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stub project for auto swap creation

[[!template id=project

title="auto create swap on memory pressure"

contact="""
[tech-userlevel](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
"""

mentors="""
[Tech Kern](mailto:tech-kern@NetBSD.org)
"""

category="kernel"
difficulty="medium"

description="""

When a system needs more memory but has free disk space it could auto create swap files and then delete them later.

The ideal solution would be configurable for:
* thresholds for creation
* min/max (don't fill up the disk entirely)
* encryption settings

The "listener" for the file creation should avoid thrashing, have timeouts, and handle disk space usage sanely.

"""
]]

[[!tag gsoc]]

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